—(1) The proper authority may suspend a serviceman from duty in any of the following circumstances:
when an investigation is being conducted pursuant to any written law where there is reason to believe that the serviceman has committed an offence;
when any criminal or disciplinary proceedings are instituted against the serviceman;
when there is an appeal against, or review of a serviceman’s conviction or acquittal after the conclusion of disciplinary or criminal proceedings instituted against him;
when a board of inquiry has been convened in respect of any matter which appears to reflect adversely on a serviceman’s character or conduct.
(2) The period of suspension shall end where —
the serviceman is suspended under paragraph (1)(a) and the investigations do not disclose that any offence has been committed by that serviceman;
the serviceman is suspended under paragraph (1)(b) and the suspended serviceman is not convicted or found guilty at the conclusion of criminal or disciplinary proceedings instituted against him;
the serviceman has been suspended under paragraph (1)(c) and the appeal or review against conviction or sentence has been withdrawn or deemed to have been withdrawn or disposed of by the appellate court or the reviewing authority, as the case may be;
the serviceman has been suspended under paragraph (1)(d) and the Board of Inquiry has concluded its proceedings; or
the serviceman has been suspended under regulation 22 of the Enlistment Regulations (Cap. 93, Rg 1) and a final decision is made not to discharge him.